Carbon dioxide emission in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region : a dynamic panel data study / Siti Ayu Jalil

Jalil, Siti Ayu (2014) Carbon dioxide emission in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region : a dynamic panel data study / Siti Ayu Jalil. Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research, 2 (3). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2289-2559

Abstract

This empirical study investigates the determinants of CO2 emission in 18 countries of the Middle East and North African region covering the period from 1971 to 2009. The analysis is based on a dynamic panel data model employing the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) technique. The potential determinants of carbon emissions identified are per capita gross domestic product, energy usage, energy consumption from fossil fuel, foreign direct investment, urbanization, industrial production, agricultural production and education level. The results show per capita gross domestic product, energy consumption based on fossil fuel, foreign direct investment and agriculture production have significant impact on the growth of carbon emissions in the region.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Jalil, Siti AyuUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > Inorganic chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research
ISSN: 2289-2559
Volume: 2
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 1-13
Item ID: 12367
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carbon Dioxide; Dynamic panel data model; GMM estimations; GDP; Energy Usage; Middle East and North Africa
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/12367

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